Brisbane to Host 2032 Olympic Games, Voted Overwhelmingly by IOC [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Brisbane to Host 2032 Olympic Games, Voted Overwhelmingly by IOC [Headlines]

Australia will become one of just a handful of countries to host three Summer Olympics. Also, Health authorities are concerned about an increase in COVID-19 cases in Sydney's western suburbs.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 22 Jul 2021News

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted overwhelmingly for Brisbane to host the 2032 Olympic Games.

Australia will become one of just a handful of countries to host three Summer Olympics.

Health authorities said they’re concerned about an increase in COVID-19 cases in Sydney’s western suburbs.

Dozens of new health alerts have been issued overnight.

They include a Chemist Warehouse in Parramatta and a Pet Barn in North Parramatta.

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Other venues of concern include supermarkets in Belrose and Merrylands and a post office in Bondi Junction.

Qantas is warning it can’t rule out standing down staff if lockdowns in multiple states drag on.

A new survey shows more women are putting off having children because of job and financial stress driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Australian Institute of Family Studies survey showing nearly one in five women under the age of 40 had changed their plans for parenting.

A man has been stabbed in the chest and hands in Sydney’s west.

The 23-year-old is in a serious condition in hospital after being found injured at Kingswood last night.

Chinese scientists say climate change is making extreme weather events more likely and more severe following deadly flooding in the central province of Henan.

At least 25 people have died in the flooding.

Swells of up to five metres are expected as a cold front brings damaging coastal conditions.

Warnings are in places for areas from Byron Bay, south to the Illawarra.